Ancient-egypt Sentence Examples
There is no sign in the Homeric poems of the subordination of medicine to religion which is seen in ancient Egypt and India, nor are priests charged, as they were in those countries, with medical functions - all circumstances which throw grave doubts on the commonly received opinion that medicine derived its origin in all countries from religious observances.
The cultivation of barley in ancient Egypt is indicated in Exod.
To the b000 years to which ancient civilization dates back must be added a vast period during which the knowledge, arts and institutions of such a civilization as that of ancient Egypt attained the high level evidenced by the earliest records.
Page Renouf, in his Hibbert lectures, Origin and Growth of Religion as illustrated by that of Ancient Egypt (1879), p. 89 foll., pointed out this monotheistic tendency in Egyptian religion, as did de Rouge before him.
On a much larger and more magnificent scale, and on a much more permanent basis, the society of ancient Egypt somewhat resembled that of ancient Mexico.Advertisement
In Roman times pearls were regarded as being a measure of wealth and were extremely prized and in ancient Egypt many important women, including Cleopatra, wore pearls.
The methods of threshing and winnowing were the same as those in use in ancient Egypt.
In the old copper-smelting district of Arabia Petraea, clay blast-pipes dating back to the earlier dynasties of ancient Egypt have been found buried in slag heaps; and in India the native smiths and iron-workers continue to use furnaces of similar types.
Mummies - Of course, you can't discuss ancient Egypt without talking about mummies.
You may be surprised to learn that wicker has been found in ancient Egypt and dates back to 3,000 years.Advertisement
Rouge, like most cosmetics, is thought to have originated in or around ancient Egypt.
To date, various archeological sources point to ancient Egypt as the originator for cosmetics.
Rich in B vitamins and trace mineral like chromium, using nutritional yeast in cooking dates back as far as ancient Egypt.
Pharaoh is an impressive strategic city-building game set in ancient Egypt.
Even though there are other city-building games with more sophisticated graphics, there's just something about the appeal of ancient Egypt that just draws you in.Advertisement
The art of humans immortalizing humans dates back to Ancient Egypt when memorial walls and stones were left in honor of kings and heroes who died.
Did you know that rocking horses are thought to date as far back as ancient Egypt and Greece?
There's evidence that some form of the game was played in Ancient Egypt.
Perhaps our fascination with the denizens of ancient Egypt will endure as long as the pyramids themselves?
Discover why tattoo-lovers turn to the art of ancient Egypt for body art inspiration.Advertisement
The Frontalism style that prevails in statuary and paintings of ancient Egypt lends itself well to tattoo design.
The Eye of Horus is a powerful symbol of ancient Egypt and can be adapted to a number of meanings through color and context.
From the water clocks of ancient Egypt and Babylon to the bedside alarm clocks of the late 1800s, humans have always been obsessed with marking the passage of time.
But a number of non-Christian religions feature a deity dying and returning, notably Mithrism and the pantheism of ancient Egypt (Osiris).
Lavishly recreated ruins of Ancient Egypt are the setting for some of the film's most memorable scenes.Advertisement
Greyhounds have been bred from time immemorial in Eastern Europe and Western Asia, while unmistakable representatives are figured on the monuments of ancient Egypt.
Probably nowhere can the actual historical progress from the primitive use of animal sacrifices to the later refinement of burning incense be more clearly traced than in the pages of the Old Testament, where no mention of the latter rite occurs before the period of the Mosaic legislation; but in the monuments of ancient Egypt the authentic traces of the use of incense that still exist carry us back to a much earlier date.
The sculptures and paintings of ancient Egypt bear no trace of anything approaching scientific irrigation, but they often show the peasant baling up the water at least as early as 2000 B.C. By means of this simple plan of raising water and pouring it over the fields thousands of acres are watered every year in India, and the system has many advantages in the eyes of the peasant.
Trade and Money.There is little evidence to show how buying and selling were carried on in ancient Egypt.
Especially in ancient Egypt the fibre occupied a most important place, linen having been there not only generally worn by all classes, but it was the only material the priestly order was permitted to wear, while it was most extensively used as wrappings for embalmed bodies and for general purposes.
Wilkinson in his description of ancient Egypt shows clearly the great antiquity of the ordinary processes of preparing flax.
The earliest history of Edom is that of the "sand-dwellers," "archers" or Shasu (perhaps "marauders"), whose conflicts with ancient Egypt are not infrequently mentioned.
Its antiquity is not, indeed, comparable to that of ancient Egypt or Greece, but no country besides Japan can boast a living and highly developed art that has numbered upwards of twelve centuries of unbroken and brilliant productiveness.
It is most probable, however, that it was the city which was deified (see Sayce, Religion of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, 1902, pp. 366, 367).
Northerly expansion was prevented by the early occupation of the Nile valley, the only easy route to the Mediterranean, but there seems no doubt that the population of ancient Egypt contained a distinct Negroid element.
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